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From soft sand to rocky shores, discover Ontario's beach diversity

Wednesday, July 6th 2022, 1:55 pm - There's science in the sand! The Weather Network's Victoria Fenn Alvarado shows us how different each beach in Ontario is, and how fortunate we are to live near them.

Heading to the beach? Different types of sand can actually change your beachside experience.

To get answers as to why some Ontario beaches have soft sand while others a little more rocky, reporter Victoria Fenn Alvarado caught up with professor John Johnston, an instructor and geologist at the University of Waterloo, to find out how environmental and human impacts help to break down materials which form into sand.

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